Artist Bio

 Gregory Meyers    

I was born and raised in the suburbs west of Philadelphia.  As a kid I watched the sprawling population occupy the country, turning farms into strip malls and developments.  I always sought refuge in whatever undisturbed forests I could find, splashing in creeks, picking wild raspberries, and discovering the myriad of creatures in the forest and under rocks.  I never cared much for the classroom and struggled through grade school, although wildly excelling in art class and at recess!  Once I was released from high school, I headed north to attend Marlboro College in southern Vermont.  Avoiding math and science, I focused on pottery and other studio art courses. photo (34)

Exploring other outlets off campus for my curiosity of adventure, I developed a true love for whitewater kayaking and snowboarding.

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My love of nature grew into to a true passion for horticulture and an endless fascination for the natural cycles of growing my own food.

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After college, the search for true wilderness and powder snow led me to the Rocky Mountains!  Gathering inspiration from the endless beauty of the Teton wilderness, I am

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focusing on creating functional pottery to enhance everyday living and eating.  The gratitude project is my way to immediately impact my community, by fostering a moment of meditation on gratitude.

 

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